How China Became Capitalist This book examines the extraordinary events that led to China s transformation from a closed agrarian economy to an invincible manufacturing powerhouse of the global economy. Full description
Roping a buffalo, running off cattle rustlers, sitting out a winter storm in a cave-adventures like these were all part of everyday life for the cowboy. They re depicted here in stories that have stood the test of time, by writers whose words are just as funny and wise today as they were one hundred years ago.Covering all corners of the great Western expanse-from Montana to Mexico, California to the Mississippi-the stories in this collection represent not just the Anglo male perspective but also that of the blacks, Mexicans, and women who made their lives on the range. It features works by Owen Wister, Theodore Roosevelt, Frederic Remington, Isabella L. Bird, Nat Love, Bill Nye, Charlie Siringo, Zane Grey, Andy Adams, Mark Twain, E. Mulford, O. Henry (creator of the Cisco Kid), and many others, including some surprises by little-known authors.
Li Shaokang, FYP 2017 portfolio, A Palimpsest of Old Shanghai (Chinese version). Awarded ‘Outstanding Design Studio Coursework’ at the 2017 National Architectural Education Annual Symposium in Shenzhen, China.
Filled with wonderful, heartwarming stories, essays, and great photography and artwork recounting life on the family farm, This Old Farm provides an entertaining and educational mirror into the past with glorious contemporary farm photography and artwork. Whether you grew up on a farm, knew someone who did, or wished you did, you ll cherish This Old Farm, a nostalgic collection of family farm memories that will bring you back to simpler days
Following the nostalgic look at tractors in This Old Tractor, This Old Farm is full of wonderful, heartwarming stories, essays, and great photography and artwork, all recounting life on the farm. This collection includes insightful, entertaining stories from such well-known writers as Garrison Keillor, E.B. White, Patricia Penton Leimbach, Bill Holm, Ben Logan, Jim Heynen, and Sara De Luca that are based on themes familiar to both present and past farm folk: "The Farmstead," "Working the Land," "Farm Animals," and "Farm Living." This engaging text and glorious photography from Randy Leffingwell and Ralph Sanders, along with artwork from greats such as Bob Artley and Grant Wood, are sure to evoke memories of days on the farm. For rural living, Americana, and farming enthusiasts--both past and present. Also recommended: This Old Tractor, The Complete Cow, Soda Pop!, Harley-Davidson Collectibles, Classic Tractors of the World, Toy Farm Tractors.